Keasbey, NJ, May 22, 2015 – First of the Season, Wild Alaskan Salmon has arrived at ShopRite. On Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23, select ShopRite stores will receive an exclusive, overnight and fresh from the boat delivery of first of the season Copper River Sockeye Salmon and King Salmon.
Wild caught from Alaskan waters, Sockeye and King Salmon are widely recognized as the world’s best tasting salmon and food lovers relish the day in May when it becomes available. Both species are sustainably sourced, reinforcing ShopRite’s commitment to providing its customers with an environmentally-responsible shopping experience.
Select stores will offer sampling and demos of this widely anticipated fresh fish.
In addition to its rich flavor, Wild Alaskan Salmon also offers heart-healthy benefits. High in Omega-3 oil, this healthy and prized salmon aids in reducing heart disease and lowering cholesterol. See recipe below.
First of the Season Wild Alaskan Copper River Sockeye and King Salmon will be available at ShopRite stores in:
Wild Alaskan Salmon with Tomatoes and Chives
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
1 tbsp. ShopRite olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1⁄4 cup ShopRite apple juice
1 medium tomato, chopped
2 tbsp. chopped fresh chives or 1 tbsp. dried chives
2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
11⁄2 lbs. salmon fillet
1. Lightly coat a grill pan or grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Place grill pan over medium
high heat; or preheat grill to medium (300°F to 350°F).
2. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook, stirring, just until tender.
Carefully stir in apple juice. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 2 to 3 minutes
or until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in tomato, chives and lemon juice. Set aside.
3. Rinse fillet; pat dry with paper towels. Cut fillet into 4 serving-size pieces. Grill 10 to 11 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork, turning once. Serve with warm tomato mixture.
Per Serving: 244 calories, 10g fat, 2g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 75mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium,
4g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, 34g protein
Make it a meal: Serve with steamed brown rice and roasted asparagus.
ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative, based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With more than 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland, ShopRite serves more than five million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated more than $37 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA’s ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $28 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups. For more information, please visit www.ShopRite.com